It’s Been 40 Years, But We’re Making Progress

For You From The Word

Be diligent in these matters; give yourself wholly to them, so that everyone may see your progress. (1 Timothy 4:15)

For You To Think About

A pregnant woman sitting on a sofa looking at her unborn baby's ultrasound scan.In face of the January 22 anniversary of Roe v. Wade (the 1973 U.S. Supreme Court decision which legalized abortion) and companion case Doe v. Bolton (which held that physicians can perform an abortion at any time during pregnancy), has the pro-life cause made any progress in instilling a culture of life in our nation?

Advocates respond with a resounding “yes” in sheer numbers alone.

  • A May 2012 Gallup poll showed Americans were more likely to self-identify as “pro-life” rather than “pro-choice” by a 50 to 4 margin.
  • 1,500 abortion clinics closed their doors over the past 22 years. In 1991 there were 2,176 surgical abortion clinics nationwide; as of 2013 there are 660 and falling.
  • Abortions are down 25% annually from 1.6 million in 1990 to 1.2 million since 2005
  • Since 2010, 32 states have enacted over 100 pro-life laws.
  • Fetal therapy, fetal diagnosis, and fetal surgery are on the rise, all recognizing the unborn as a real person.

For You To Pray

Heavenly Father,
Thank you for the progress in instilling a culture of life in our nation. Help us be diligent and persist to restoring respect for life. As we make steps to that end, I pray You receive the glory.
In Jesus’ name, Amen.

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